Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 12/12/11
Juventus moves level on points with unheralded Udinese. Roma moves into ninth position. De Rossi, whose contract runs out at the end of this season, has yet to sign a new deal and the World Cup winner showed exactly why Roma's fans are anxious for him to put pen to paper. Roma won a corner which was taken short and then passed back to Totti, who crossed it into the area where De Rossi volleyed it past a sea of bodies into the bottom left corner. Vidal should have done better as he flailed at the ball as it sailed past him. Moments later De Rossi was on hand at the other end to prevent Juve from equalizing, blocking Andrea Pirlo's pass into the area which would have sent Alessandro Matri clear on goal. With both sides in attacking mood, the match was wide open. Marcelo Estigarribia drew a great save from Roma goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg as he aimed for the bottom right corner Vidal almost atoned for his error on the half hour mark when he fired in a fierce effort from dista...
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